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Wednesday, June 8, 2005 age 4A 00,urn00lJ t : ::: ::: Select From Many Colo. & Sizes " Choose From Hundreds of Desias " Providing Monuments Since 1.968 ]iiti i Cost Comparison Welcome" Your Monument Selection Deses Professional Care" Check With Us Before You Buy iii 00hter-McKe MORTUARY del ke @ tin 00982-6700 DeLau e mc e c et.com John Paul Huffman John Paul Huffman, 93, of Peabody Retirement Community, North Matichester, IN died Wednesday, June 1, 2005 at 2:00 am at Peabody Healthcare Center. He was born on October 6, 1911 in Onward, Indiana to Martin Henry and Carrie (Stutesman) Huffman. He mar- ried Joy Dorothy Reiff in North Manchester, IN on July 21, 1935; she died November 25, 1998. Mr. Huffman served as principal at Muncie Centralfrom 1958-1973. He then served as administra- tive assistant to the superintendent and supervisor of special education until his retirement in 1977. He played a key role in the design and curriculum develop- ment of the new Cen- tral High School, which opened in 1973. He was very involved in the devel- opment of the Open Concept program at Muncie Central and other Indiana schools. Mr. Huffman came to Muncie following a term as principal of Anderson High School from 1953- 1958, He previously served as principal at Shields (Seymour) High School; princi- pal and teacher at Knox Community Schools principal and teacher at Wash- ington Center John P. Huffman School; and teacher and basketball coach at Columbia City, Lagro, and Chester Township Schools. A native of Onward, Indiana, Mr. Huffman was a 1929 graduate of Central High School. He earned his bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Math from Manchester College in 1933. He completed post- graduate studies at Manchester College and received his Master's Degree from Indiana Univer- sity in 1942. Addi- tional graduate work was completed at Michigan, Purdue, Ball State, and Colo- rado. Mr. Huffinan was a WWII veteran where he served as a SurgicalTechnician. He has been a mem- ber of the Congrega- tional Christian Church of North Manchester since 1936. His member- ships included Kiwanis Club, Lions Club, Torch Club, NationalAssociation of Secondary School Principals, Indiana State Teachers Asso- Funeral Service Inc. 00IM00NDSTAFF HEmGEN "Honoring families in historic North Manchester" (260) 982-4393. (800) 443-6696 ciation, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Devel- opment, American Association of School Administra- tors, and Phi Kappa Delta.. He is survived by 2 Sons, John (Lois Jean) Huffman of Rancho Cucamonga, CA, James 0oyce) Huffman of Topsfield, MA; six grandsons, and ten great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and 2 sisters Funeral services were held at Peabody Memorial Chapel, Saturday, June 4, at 10:00am. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery, Servia, IN. Friends called from 5-7pm, Friday, at Grandstaff- Hentgen Bender Chapel, North Manchester. The memorial guest book for John may be signed at www.grandstaff- hentgen.com. Preferred memo- rial is Caring Circle @ Peabody Retire- ment Community, 400W. 7th St. North Manchester, IN, 46962. onsider us for yo u r Bender Chapel 207 west Main Street North Manchester Ii i, I Paul L Bolinger, 82, North Manches- ter, IN, died on Mon- day, June 5, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. at his resi- dence. He was born on August 3, 1922 in Kosciusko County, IN to Alvin& and Orpha A. (Weller) Bolinger. He married Eileen Paul L. Bolinger Brubaker on August 30, 1942; she sur- vives. He was a member of Jehovah's Wit- nesses Kingdom Hall in Wabash, IN and was a 1940 graduate of Chester High School. He is survived by one son, Paul Rich- ard Bolinger; one daughter, Roselene (Robert) Brown, Davenport, FL; two brothers, Harold (Rosemary) Bolinger, North Manchester, IN, and Ralph (Gloria) Bolinger, Roann, IN; one sister, Phyllis (Earl) Montel, North Merrill Devon Bashore, 80, Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, IN, died on Thursday, June 2, 2005 at 7:40 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Merrill Devon Bashore Wayne, IN. He was born on November 21, 1924 in North Manchester, IN to James N. and Ethel (Courtney) Bashore. He retired from Peabody Seating Company, North Manchester, IN and was a US Army vet- eran. He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sis- ter. A graveside ser- vice was held at Kevin Andrew Harrell, 46, of 1210 Willard Drive Wabash, Indiana, died 9:15amTuesday May 31, 2005 at his home. He was born July 12, 1958 in Wabash, Indiana to Dickie B. and Deloris (Shepherd) Harrell. Kevin was a welder 30 years, and was a millwright at E&S Metals. He attended Wabash and Northfield High Schools. He was a Kevin Andrew Harrell member of Wabash First Church of God. He played baseball for the Braves in the Wabash Little League program 4 years. He was sta- tioned in Panama while serving in the US Army. He is survived by his parents, Dickie B. and Deloris Harrell of Wabash; three daughters, Andrea Henemyer and Jes- sica Harrell both of Warsaw, and Tiffany Nicole Harrell of Ak- ron; his son, Justin Levi Harrell of Ak- ron; his granddaugh- ter, Taylor Elizabeth Whitworth of War- saw; his two broth- ers, Walter C. (Monica) Harrell of Fort Wayne and JamesA. (Charlene) Harrell of Lagro; his six sisters, Frances (Ed) Napier of North Manchester, Tina (Phillip) Eakright of Wabash, Lisa Schoener of Wabash, Lori (Dennis) McCune of Okeechobee, Florida, Susan (.Ion) Kramer of Hunting- ton, and Christina (Eric) Sledge of Wabash, and his fi- ancee Babette Ziner of Wabash. Funeral Services were Saturday June 4 at Grandstaff- Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 ManchesterAvenue, Wabash. Revs. Rob- ert Rensberger and Terry Canfield offi- ciated. JohnKenneth Lautzenhiser, 77, North Manchester, IN, died onTuesday, May 31, 2005 at 1:40 p.m. at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN. He was born on August 18, 1927 in North Manchester, IN to Hazen E. Lautzenhiser and Marian E. Gleason. He married C. LaVonne (Bonnie) Fetrow on Decem- ber 4, 1950; she sur- vives. He was a 1945 graduate of Central High School, North Manchester, IN, and a member of Ameri- can Legion Post #286, North Manchester, IN. He was a State Excise Policeman and re- fired as Captain on August 31, 1987 af- ter 33 years. He spend four years as a criminalinvestigator with the Indiana De- partmentofRevenue and retired in 1991. He was a Navy vet- eran in WWII. He is survived by his wife, C. LaVonne (Bonnie) (Fetrow) Lautzenhiser, North Manchester, IN; one son, John K. Lautzenhiser, North Manchester, IN; three daughters, Debra D. (Fred) Th- ompson, North Manchester, IN, Marjorie (Roger) Wilder, Greensburg, IN, and Kimberly (David) Kramer, In- dianapolis, IN; two sisters, Marjorie (Eldon) Sincroft, North Manchester, IN, and Virginia Hispher, Pendleton, IN; seven grandchil- dren, and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in deathbythree broth- ers. Funeral services wereheld on Satur- day, June 4, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. at DeLaughter-McKee Mortuary, North Manchester Chapel with PastorJ.P. Free- man officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester, In. Memorials are to North Manchester Volunteer Fire De- partment. Manchester, IN; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchil- dren. . '. A memorial: ser- vice will be held at a later date. David Dragstrem will offi- ciate. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Wabash, IN. Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester, IN on Sunday, June 5, 2005 with Pastor J.P. Freeman offici- ating. Arrangements were by DeLaughter- McKee Mortuary.